Inquiry into the Exploitation of Women through Trafficking
The Community Relations Commission For a multicultural NSW is conducting an Inquiry into the Exploitation of Women through Trafficking under its authority contained within sections 13(1)(c) and 15 of the Community Relations Commission and Principles of Multiculturalism Act 2000.
The following Terms of Reference have been determined by the Commission:
- Investigate the current issues surrounding the trafficking and exploitation of people in the sex industry and other forms of employment,
- Identify the Commonwealth Government initiatives and policies to address the trafficking of people and their effectiveness,
- Identify NSW State and Local Government policies and activities concerning the trafficking of people and their effectiveness,
- Assess the level of community awareness of people trafficking, and
- Identify practical measures to address the trafficking of people in NSW.
The Inquiry is overseen by a Committee which provides expert input and steers its strategic direction in accordance with the Terms of Reference. The Committee members are:
Dr Stepan Kerkyasharian AO, Chairperson, Community Relations Commission
Associate Professor Jennifer Burn, University of Technology, Sydney
Dr Sverre Molland, Australian National University
Dr Eman Sharobeem, Commissioner, Community Relations Commission
Dr Shelly Savage, Executive Officer, Community Relations Commission
The Community Relations Commission encourages public participation in the Inquiry and invites written submissions from interested people. Submissions should be sent directly to: The Inquiry into the Exploitation of Women through Trafficking, Community Relations Commission, PO Box A2618, Sydney South, NSW, 1235 or email@example.com.
Submissions may be made anonymously. Submissions should indicate whether the information may be made public or kept confidential. All submissions will be regarded as public documents unless otherwise requested.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS IS 4 August 2012.
The Committee Secretariat may be contacted on (02) 8255 6778 if an extension is required.